Course syllabus AJP1 - World Language - English Advanced Course 1 (FRDIS - WS 2020/2021)Help


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Course code:
AJP1
Course title in Czech:
World Language - English Advanced Course 1
Course title in English:
World Language - English Advanced Course 1
Semester: WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
optional
Type of delivery: usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
English
Course supervisor: Mgr. Pavel Reich, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers:
Mgr. Renata Hajslerová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Pavel Reich, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Prerequisites:
not English 1 and not English 2 and not English K 1 and not English K 2 and not Language in Business - English and not Language in Business - English and not to study at faculty LDF
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Monday
11.00-12.50
Z5 (ČP II.)
R. HajslerováSeminarEvery week
24
Friday9.00-10.50
Z25 (ČP II.)
SeminarEvery week
24
Friday
11.00-12.50Z5 (ČP II.)SeminarEvery week24
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is to consolidate students' knowledge gained during their previous studies. All skills, ie reading, speaking, writing and listening are practised and improved. The course covers everyday life topics and is based on the use of modern methods.
 
Course content:
1.
Social Media (allowance 0/4)
 
a.
Grammar: Tense review
b.Vocabulary: Prefixes
c.
Work skills: Conversational strategies
d.
Functions: Making a good impression

2.
Resources (allowance 0/4)
 
a.
Grammar: Perfect tenses
b.Vocabulary: Rules and limits
c.
Work skills: Report writing
d.Functions: Checking and clarifying

3.
Writing (allowance 0/4)
4.
Work-life balance (allowance 0/4)
 
a.
Grammar: Relative clauses
b.Vocabulary: Suffixes and collocations
c.Work skills: Dynamic presentations
d.
Functions: Hedging, contrasting, and generalizing

5.
Providing a service (allowance 0/4)
 
a.
Grammar: Narrative tenses
b.
Vocabulary: Gerunds and infinitives
c.
Work skills: Being assertive
d.
Functions: Handling complaints

6.
Looking into the future (allowance 0/4)
 
a.
Grammar: Future tenses
b.
Vocabulary: Future expressions
c.
Work skills: Describing graphs
d.
Functions: Problems and solutions

7.Credit test (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
practice
28 h
Total
28 h
 
Assessment methods:
Writing assignment during the semester
Credit test (minimum score in the test is 60%); the test is based on the topics covered during the semester
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
APPLEBY, R. -- WATKINS, F. International express: upper intermediate : student's book with pocket book and DVD-ROM. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 167 p. ISBN 978-0-19-459787-6.

Recommended:
English vocabulary in use: pre-intermediate & intermediate. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 263 p. ISBN 0-521-01171-X.
O'DELL, F. English vocabulary in use: upper-intermediate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 309 p. ISBN 0-521-66435-7.
MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 380 p. ISBN 05-2153-762-2.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


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